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LA School Report | February 10, 2015

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LAUSD school board, District Five seat up for grabs
Four of seven LAUSD board members are up for election next month. We hear from 5th District incumbent Bennett Kayser and his challengers. KCRW

Military instructors can join PE
State officials announced on Monday adoption of new regulations allowing physical education to be taught by military drill instructors. SI&A Cabinet Report

Endorsement: Yes on measures 1, 2, for better L.A. city elections
If the past is any indication, voter turnout for the LA City Council and school-board primary election on March 3 will be depressingly low. Los Angeles Daily News

Fewer L.A. County children died of abuse in 2014
Far fewer Los Angeles County children died because adults had neglected or abused them in 2014. Los Angeles Times

ASCD calls for 2-year state assessment accountability moratorium
The ASDC has issued a statement calling on policymakers to place a moratorium on using standardized assessments for accountability purposes. The Journal

No profit left behind
In the high-stakes world of American education, Pearson makes money even when its results don’t measure up. Politico

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